ASA 101/103

  • Great Lakes Sailing Co. bareboat qualification up to 32’
  • 4-Day course, with a live-aboard option during the course – limited space for live-aboard, call office to reserve your space!
  • Our best selling course! Taught on a 30’ cruising sailboat, this course is designed to give you confidence. You will learn everything mentioned in ASA 101 but in a consistent 4-day format. Anchoring, expanded terminology, heavy weather tactics, harbor handling and docking, person-overboard recovery, general seamanship and weather is only part of the program. You will also be exposed to a wide variety of gear and hardware found on sail vessels designed for more than just day-sailing.

    At the end of each day around 5pm you will be back dockside in our marina and free to browse the beautiful town of Traverse City. Make it a learning vacation you will always remember.

    This course includes the ASA Sailing Made Easy & ASA Coastal Cruising Made Easy text books and ASA log book.

    Classes held every Thursday through Sunday, 9am-4pm, mid May through September.
  • $1295.00 per student includes ASA 101/103 certification.
  • $150 per person for the live-aboard option – private cabin for up to 2 students for 4 days. (students only)
  • Available dates for 2024:

May 16-19, May 23-26

June 6-9, June 13-16, June 20-23, June 27-30

July 4-7, July 11-14, July 18-21, July 25-28

August 1-4, Aug 8-11, Aug 15-18, Aug 22-25, Aug 29-Sep 1

September 5-5, Sep 12-15, Sep 19-22, Sep 26-29

October 3-6

Our season typically runs from the beginning of May to the first week of October. Contact us for additional dates that might not be posted here.

Please complete our application to register for classes in 2024.

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